Haiti earthquake (2)

Download Haiti  earthquake (2)

Post on 01-Dec-2014



Art & Photos

3 download

Embed Size (px)




<ul><li> 1. HAITI EARTHQUAKE (2010) Jlia Bisquert Lloveras</li></ul> <p> 2. What is an earthquake? Its a shaking ofland inside theEarth. Main causes: - Tectonic activities. - Volcanic processes. 3. Location It happened in Haiti, 15 kmfrom the capital, Port auPrince. 4. Story about the catastrophe It occurred the 12th of January in 2010. There had been 52 aftershocks. 5. Consequences and effects Soil movement. Rupture and friction of tectonic plates. 6. Casualties, injured, effects... 316.000 dead people. 350.000 injured. More than 1.5 million people were left homeless. 7. Some other catastrophes of the same time A beach was hit by a localized tsunamishortly after the earthquake. Three people were swept out to sea by thewave. 8. Did you know that...? A two-year-old girl survived during six days under somedebris. The police fired in the air and killed a young 15-old-yearboy by accident. 9. Tips on how we can protect incase of an earthquake Seek shelter under tables/desks or next to a pillar. Go away from windows. Dont use the elevator. Dont enter into damaged buildings. 10. Bibliography Images: Google Images. Information: Wikipedia, planetacurioso.com,udc.es, elpais.com. </p>